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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> we begin with breaking news in the south bay. we have been following over the past hour. san jose police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead near a high school. news chopper 2 was over the scene and ktvu's maureen naylor is on the ground. she will have a live report coming up. >>> first, it is valentine's day and there is a bay area tradition that attracts huge crowds. ktvu's mike mibach is live tonight in san francisco where all the feathers are just about to start flying for the annual pillow fight. mike? >> reporter: the flectors will be flying any second -- flectors will be flying any second. hundreds of -- the feathers will be flying any second. hundreds of people for the pillow fight. as soon as they hear the clock the pillows will be going. a lot of these folks are on hot dates. and there we go. the great van der mars pillow fight under-- the great valentine's day pillow fight
bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> they are accused of using city computers to share porn and gamble. ktvu's eric rasmussen talked with mayor ed lee today about who is involved and the punishment. eric? >> reporter: from suspensions to firing in this case. mayor ed lee says he would like the city to look at how it monitors the use of the internet and technology. some workers at this yard and another division could be looking for new jobs. >> reporter: at this p.u.c. yard workers knew why we were there. >> heard about it. >> reporter: one of the place wheres employees are suspected of using city computers to share pornography and online gambling. >> we are taking this very seriously. >> the allegations are disturbing. it is misuse of property for all the wrong reasons. >> doug: mayor ed lee wants an investigation finished soon and officials say t be complete in a week. for months they have been investigating a tip that they have been sending and receiving p
school. ktvu's maureen naylor is live there now with what police told you about this killing minutes ago. >> reporter: we want to show you what is happening. i am in front of the crime scene. this happened on 24th and julian. they moved us back several blocks. they believe what happened a young male, around 14, passed away after being stabbed. there was an altercation. i want to show you over here this man just in the last 5 minutes ran through the line saying that was his brother. it has been a very emotional day out there, details are still coming in. that young man was stand once. police are canvassing the area for a weapon. for those not familiar with the area, we are in front of san jose high school. we know the altercation broke ought around this area -- broke out around this area around 3:00 p.m. news chopper 2 is over head. police shut down several blocks as they continue to do this investigation. at this point there is no motive, they are still investigating. we asked if the victim could have been a gang member, they told us they are investigating that but that can't be confirme
. ktvu channel 2 news. >> what many consider a strange mix, book bakers are offering odds on who will be the next pope. 3-1 on peter turkson. and 4-1 on frances of nigeria. >> we spoke to people to see what they think and we will have that starry in a couple -- story in a couple minute. >> the archdiocese says those who know him and watched his life unfold, can see that this decision to step down was motivated by what best serves the good of the church. you will find more coverage on our website and how the process works, go to www.ktvu.com and click on the pope resign's tab. >>> even though a man hunt is still underway for a former los angeles police officer, chris dorner, the district attorney filed murder charges against them that stems from a shooting targeting two police officers, one officer was killed. the los angeles police department are offering a $1 million reward for information that leads to chris dorner's capture. they are following up on hundreds of tips. as we reported last week, chris dorner left a written manifesto saying he is targeting police officers. >> this
in the middle of the holy see son the lent. ktvu's alex savidge -- season of lent. ktvu's alex savidge has more with this means to the catholics in the bay area. >> reporter: well, good afternoon. pope benedict xvi decided to step down, he said, because he just doesn't have the mental and physical strength to lead the catholic church at 85 years of age. parishioners here at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco, certainly caught offguard. many respect the decision. some believe he should have waited until after the easter holiday. the first pope to voluntarily resign in more than 700 years. pope benedict xvi made the stunning announcement this morning from the vatican. it came as a surprise even to his closest advisers. >> absolutely shocked. >> reporter: this was the reaction from the communications director at san francisco's catholic diocese. he says this -- he says this is a wise decision given that the pope feels it would hamper his ability to lead. >> it takes a lot of humility. here he is one of the most powerful people on the planet, in terms of a 1.2 billion member church. tremendous r
christie is attending a fundraiser hosted by facebook's mark zuckerberg. ktvu's ken pritchett is live where proesters gathered. ken? >> reporter: mark zuckerberg's quiet neighborhood is anything but today. helicopters fly -- helicopters flying over head. there are 50 protesters here to let donors arriving at mark zuckerberg's home know about what they describe as chris christie's record as they see it. we are awaiting the arrival of the new jersey governor. he is here for his 2014 reelection campaign for governor. many might be surprised mark zuckerberg would host the fundraiser for chris christie after holding a fundraiser for president obama. they want the guests arriving to know about the governor's record, saying he funded planned parenthood and they are upset with chris christie and mark zuckerberg alive. >> he is the founder of facebook. 58% of facebook users are women. >> reporter: the guest list was kept quiet. we don't know how many people will be here but they can donate $3,800. $3,800 based on new jersey law. it is supposed to start at 6:00 p.m. and go till 8:00 p.m. tonight. we
killer at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> fairfield police make an arrest in the killing of a 13- year-old girl found strangled one week ago today. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. >>> fairfield police have announced an arrest no the killing of a 13-year-old girl, john elogy conway alespecially found strangled in a park last friday. noel walker joins us live from fairfield where police just held a press conference. noel. >> reporter: tory coming to you live from the chambers where they just ap wrapped up. this is the photo of the suspect, his name is anthony lamar jones, 32 years old from fairfield, he was arrested for that. she was found a week ago today, her naked body found in a park by a passerby. today they released scant details still keeping things close to the vest but here is what they had to say minutes ago. >> jones was identified as a suspect early on in this case, since that time he has been under 24 hour surveillance, therefore there was no danger to public during the investigation. we have ev
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the search for chris dorner has lead to a naval facility in southern california being put on lock down. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed over point loma today. officials say chris dorner staid in a hotel on the base on tuesday night. they say chris dorner left the navy and may have military identity. officials do not believe chris dorner is still on the base but say that facility will remain locked down till he is caught. >> law enforcement is using a key tool to alert the public about the man hunt for chris dorner. it is called a bluelert. ktvu's rob roth -- blue alert. ktvu's rob roth has more. for the california highway patrol and law enforcement the blue alert is still active as the man hunt continues. >> reporter: if you were driving on freeways this morning you may have seen signs like this which the chp call as bluelert. it urged anyone -- blue alert it urged anyone who saw the truck to call authorities. the california highway patrol allowed us to ride with them. each has a picture of chris dorner and his truck incase he was headed this way from southern california.
of the suspect's home. ktvu's robert handa is there. what did they find today? >> reporter: well, the long painstaking search continues at this house today and even though details are coming out clowely, law enforcement -- slowly, law enforcement is finding dangerous material inside, including bombs ready to be used. >> reporter: bomb squad is examining the materials inside this home in santa clara. items are being tested before being removed. the bomb squad used this trailer to transport five devices away from the area where they were blown up, similar to tuesday night, captured on this surveillance video. today's devices were not just potentially dangerous. >> they were complete and ready to use. so that would be the difference. they were complete, ready to be implemented in whatever use he may have been planning. >> reporter: what everett basham he may have been planning to do is what investigators are trying to find out and what the neighbors are still coming to terms with. >> he was a recluse. we didn't see him often. he kept to himself. >> reporter: what do you think about all the st
of a serious crime where several cars were burned. new at noon, ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live from oakland to explain what's happened there now. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the tree set on fire just a few weeks ago. just a few yards up the street here, this is the tree set on fire last night. there was a car parked here. it caught fire as well. residents say someone is intentionally setting trees on fire and that has them worried about what will happen next about two weeks ago, someone set these trees on fire on nicole street. this is cell phone video. in that fire, several cars and power lines were damaged. last night, two more trees were set on fire, one in the front and the other on the side. we spoke to a man who heard the commotion. >> the first thing i see when i step out is just flames around my car. you see my car. the only car parked there. it was too late. i couldn't do anything to move the car or anything. i just stood there and watched until the firefighters come in and started spraying the trees. >> reporter: lieu iz hernandez says -- lewis
they will wait overnight to determine whether the body is dorner's. ktvu news. >>> stay with ktvu and ktvu.com for continuing coverage. we will bring you developments out of southern california as they happen. >>> now to tonight's state of the union address before a joint session of congress and president obama's question to lawmakers. >> together we have cleared away the rubble of crisis and we can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. >> reporter: ktvu's jaquelin fell is at the capital. >> reporter: the president wants to grow and strengthen the middle class. he says that he can create jobs without growing the nation's debt. >> it is our unfinished task to restore the basic bargain that built this country. the idea that if you work hard and meet your responsibilities you can get ahead. >> reporter: president obama is calling for a higher minimum wage expanding early education and spending more to fix the road's infrastructure this without adding to the nation's debt. >> it's not a bigger government we need but a smarter government that sets priorities and
experienced on board. >>> ktvu news has learned new information about allegations that san francisco public utility works were viewing pornography and gambling all on the taxpayers job. 15 water the president supervisors are involved. they're accused of sharing pornographic images and gambling. >>> police in santa rosa and roner park are comparing notes after back to back robberies. as you can see in these surveillance photos the suspect appears to be the same individual. he is described as latino with a goatee and a stocky build. he also match it is transcription from a robbery at a chase bank in santa rosa two weeks ago. >>> in danville today, police arrested a man in suspicion of burglarizing a home in his own neighborhood. he faces several charges. one neighbor said one home was burglarized more than once. the suspect is being held tonight at the martinez detention facility. >>> on this valentine's day we found evidence that romance can be good for business and in some cases very good for business. amber lee is live now in walnut creek where she went looking for couples out celebrating
battle in pittsburg. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from the scene where pittsburg police are releasing new information about the suspect. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning, the officer was back at the police station this morning filling out paperwork. so a very happy ending to this story. it could have turned out much differently. if you take a look behind me, you can see now that the sun is coming up there's a lot better look at the scene and you can see some clothing on the ground. police are keeping everything intact as they begin to sift through all of the evidence here. let's take a look at our video from last night. we're at san fe and maple streets araround 11:30 gunfire erupted. police say two officers approached the suspect who was hanging out in front of a house. the suspect started running and then fired his gun at officers striking one of them, a five- year veteran of the force. officers returned fire and struck the suspect who is expected to survive. police here in pittsburg are thinking of their own right now. >> it's a very tragic situation. i'm
an update coming up later on our channel 2 news at 5:00. reporting live from santa clara, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> a uc student in santa cruz shot in the head at a bus stop is expected to make a full recovery. the 21-year-old told police she was attacked at this stop near natural bridges state beach monday night. police say a man pointed a rifle and demanded everything she had. the victim was hit in the back of the head by a bullet. >> she was amazing. she was able to keep her wits about her. she was able to pay attention to her surroundings, fight to survive through this ordeal as well as get help. >> doctors were able to remove the bullet which only partially pierced her skull. the gunman is described as light skinned, approximately 5'7" with a medium build. he was wearing jeans, a gray sweat shirt and a red bandanna over his face. >>> santa clara county leaders announced a gun buyback event this morning. san jose mayor chuck reeled was among those who spoke at this morning's announcement. the county will hold the buyback on march 2 at the santa clara county fair
is responding to threats against him made by a santa clara man who had been keeping bombs in his home. ktvu's janine de la vega has the chilling details about the threat and what's happening at the house right now. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. we're here on humboldt avenue and california patrol officers are behind me in the home where you see it's being covered up by a blue tarp. they are doing a tedious search for more explosives and dangerous chemicals. they've gone through the house and about two hours ago, they brought out homemade devices that were found. a san jose police bomb vehicle with a trailer attached just hauled away the destructive devices. they were placed in a container that can handle a possible detonation while it's being transported. it's being taken to an undisclosed location where it can be detonated. people in homes nearby were told to shelter in place. we're told that up to five homemade explosives were discovered and there is a chance they could find more. they say the house is extremely cluttered and devices were found throughout the p
on several warrants for the same charges. >> ktvu tara moriarty is there at the shooting scene getting new information right now. she will have a live update from pittsburg at 6:30. >>> time is 6:02. we have developing news in santa clara. in two hours a bomb squad will go back to the house where explosives were found yesterday. this is a block away from santa clara high school. janine de la vega live outside the house. so what is going on there now? >> reporter: well, under cover officers are here and they have been guarding this house all night. crime tape surrounds this property. inside officers found explosives. the reason you see the sandbags is because they detonated a bomb in the front yard. that is why sandbags are scattered on the lawn. they used them to block debris that went flying everywhere. chp officers tell us they have been watching the man that lives in this house. they identified him as everett basham who is in his mid 40s. they arrested him yesterday in sunny veil for -- sunnyvale for making a public threat against a public official. officers found a home made bomb and b
the grueling conditions that passengers experienced on board. >>> ktvu news has learned new information about allegations that san francisco public utility works were viewing pornography and gambling all on the taxpayers job. 15 water the president supervisors are involved. they're accused of sharing pornographic images and gambling. >>> police in santa rosa and roner park are comparing notes after back to back robberies. as you can see in these surveillance photos the suspect appears to be the same individual. he is described as latino with a goatee and a stocky build. he also match it is transcription from a robbery at a chase bank in santa rosa two weeks ago. >>> in danville today, police arrested a man in suspicion of burglarizing a home in his own neighborhood. he faces several charges. one neighbor said one home was burglarized more than once. the suspect is being held tonight at the martinez detention facility. >>> on this valentine's day we found evidence that romance can be good for business and in some cases very good for business. amber lee is live now in walnut creek where she we
targets. amber lee, ktvu. >> we learned quite a bit about dorn er by reading that manifesto. it's his version of the events that led to his firing. what's in the head of a 33-year- old former police officer and navy lieutenant. what would cause him to go on a killing rampage. christopher dorner answers those questions himself with a manifesto he posted on the internet with the memo, to america. that was the date the los angeles police department fired dorner four years after he was sworn in to protect and serve. the offense was falsely accusing a woman officer for kicking a young schizophrenic man they arrested. that young man and his father substanciated. he says, quote, you have awoken a sleeping giant. you will see the truth. unfortunately i will not be alive to see my name clear. this is what it's all about. a name. a man is nothing without his name. >> i was the chief of police who signed off on his discharge. >> reporter: but bratton who says he does not remember dorner says that's no reason to kill. he adds that officers on duet are high target. he says no one grows up and want
balloons. they say janelle was contra costa raised. deborah villalon, ktvu news. >>> 32-year-old anthony jones is facing kidnapping with attempt to rape. >> reporter: this evening fbi and fairfield police scene investigators brought dozens of items out of the home believed to be that of a man accused of kill 13-year-old jannelle. in a brief media conference this evening the solano county district attorney announced charges against 32-year-old anthony lamar jones. police say they have evidence tieing him to janelle's death but they're not saying what. >> jones was identified as a suspect early on in this case. since that time he's been under 24 hour surveillance. >> reporter: police arrested jones at 7:00 this morning near a place where a surveillance camera snapped this picture of his alleged victim the day she was reported missing. the owner of a near by convenience store told us police asked for his surveillance video too. >> so they asked you for a week's worth of surveillance. >> week, from monday to friday. >> reporter: police made the same surveillance video request at the property
across the country. how bay area travelers are being effected. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day it is monday, february 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check with steve paulson. i haven't been up skiing yet. it feels like the winter is done. >> don't say that. >> i hope not. >> maybe another month and a half here. this week and the rest of the month not looking promising for any rain. it looks better for sunshine and warmer temps. that means temperatures will warm up today. here is sal. >>> good morning. if you are driving on 80 westbound, it looks pretty good. it's getting a lot more crowded. noticeably more crowded. also this morning we are looking at the toll plaza. you can see some of the lanes are already crowded. they are just about to turn on the metering lights and we are getting in for a jam packed monday start. it is 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> we begin with our breaking news. leader of the roman catholic church resigning. the first pope to do so in nearly 600 years
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> teenagers canceled basketball practice and say prayers instead after a car strikes their 14-year-old friend and teammate. good evening. i'm frank somerville >> and i'm julie haener. the accident happened in concord this accident at solano way and grant street. ktvu's debra villaons live now. >> reporter: the accident is raising safety questions about where it happened. >> his body was here. this is where his seat is. >> reporter: markings where a boy landed knocked from his flip-flops left in the crosswalk. >> but then i recognized him. >> reporter: this witness ran up and realized the unconscious victim hit by this car was a classmate. >> he wasn't responding. i tried to, you know, say some thoughtful worlds to him, but i don't know -- words to him, but i don't know if he heard me or not. >> reporter: friends identify him as 14-year-old joey hornsby at mount diablo high school where he's on the basketball team, players showing up for practice but in light of his injury cance
like this happening some where else. live in the newsroom, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this is not lleneza's first encounter. this is the neighborhood you see here. santa clara county prosecutors say his family asked for a mental health check. police say they found an assault rifle with ammunition he brought with him from arizona. llaneza had several military magazines and he has mental health issues. he was sentenced to six years in jail but only served about six months. >>> we also learned today that llaneza ran a building called tactical llc out of this apartment in arizona. he graduated in 2006. he lived in mesa until he lived to san jose. we've posted the federal complaint. just look under the hot topics section. >>> fairfield is a community in mourning tonight. friends are expected to gather in just about 30 minutes to hold a candlelight vigil for 13- year-old janell conway allen. you will recall his body was found last week close to a park. this morning police announced a death in her killing. police are still withholding key details about the case. noelle.
had the power of an atomic bomb. its sonic blast shattered countless windows. ktvu's lorraine blanco joins us from the newsroom to let us know that broken glass injured a lot of people. lorraine? >> reporter: almost a thousand people, tori. the reason for that in many cases, people saw the brilliant light, ran to their windows to see what it was and within a minute their windows shattered with the sonic bomb. it reminds many of us of a scene from a sci-fi movie. but the very real damage from this 11-ton meteorite shocked people around the world. >> translator: after the flash nothing happened for about three minutes and then we rushed outdoors. >> reporter: about a thousand people suffered injuries, mostly from shattered glass. the space rock about the size of an suv entered the earth's atmosphere at sunrise. faster than the speed of sound at least 33,000 miles an hour. scientists think it shattered in pieces. >> usually what happens, the rock comes into space, it hits the atmosphere, and then that puts a lot of stress on it and it's likely to shatter into pieces. >> reporter: russia
fearing they may be easy targets. amber lee, ktvu. >> we learned quite a bit about dorn er by reading that manifesto. it's his version of the events that led to his firing. what's in the head of a 33-year- old former police officer and navy lieutenant. what would cause him to go on a killing rampage. christopher dorner answers those questions himself with a manifesto he posted on the internet with the memo, to america. that was the date the los angeles police department fired dorner four years after he was sworn in to protect and serve. the offense was falsely accusing a woman officer for kicking a young schizophrenic man they arrested. that young man and his father substanciated. he says, quote, you have awoken a sleeping giant. you will see the truth. unfortunately i will not be alive to see my name clear. this is what it's all about. a name. a man is nothing without his name. >> i was the chief of police who signed off on his discharge. >> reporter: but bratton who says he does not remember dorner says that's no reason to kill. he adds that officers on duet are high target. he says
area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> teenagers canceled basketball practice and say prayers instead after a car strikes their 14-year-old friend and teammate. good evening. i'm frank somerville >> and i'm julie haener. the accident happened in concord this accident at solano way and grant street. ktvu's debra villaons live now. >> reporter: the accident is raising safety questions about where it happened. >> his body was here. this is where his seat is. >> reporter: markings where a boy landed knocked from his flip-flops left in the crosswalk. >> but then i recognized him. >> reporter: this witness ran up and realized the unconscious victim hit by this car was a classmate. >> he wasn't responding. i tried to, you know, say some thoughtful worlds to him, but i don't know -- words to him, but i don't know if he heard me or not. >> reporter: friends identify him as 14-year-old joey hornsby at mount diablo high school where he's on the basketball team, players showing up for practice but in light of his injury canceled it and linked hands
starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> digging out, the northeast tries to free itself from the aftermath of a powerful winter storm that buried cars and brought travel to a standstill. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello again everyone, i'm heather holmes. >> happen right now, taking a live look at 6th avenue in new york city near rockefeller center, the streets from these live pictures are clear now, but boy, what a difference a few hours make. israel today the city was hit with nearly a foot of snow with a powerful mid-winter storm took aim at east coast. >> the blizzard affected an estimated 40 million people on the east coast and paralyzed parts of the atlantic seaboard. these cars on long island got stuck in the snow as the drives tried to make their way home during the storm's peak. >> tonight reports of damage of still coming in and the latest decrease that this blizzard killed nine people and as chris welsh told us that the nor'easter left hundreds of thousands life ising without power in the biting cold. >> reporter: from pennsylvania to maine
to the hospital this evening. reporting live in east oakland, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> one person died in a small plane crash late this afternoon in northern solano county. the plane went down in a field alongside interstate 405 south of winters. it happened about 4:15 this afternoon. the one person onboard died instantly. witnesses reported seeing a wing fall off the plane, and landing in the center divide of the highway, before the plane spiraled out of control. >>> new information tonight on a two-alarm fire that we first told you about last night. the fire chief said the blaze started when rags soaked with wood stain ignited. the fire damaged two rental companies that share a building on grove street. the loss is estimated at a half million dollars. >>> an update on the story we first brought you last year on the high rate of cancer among firefighters in san francisco. a dozen firefighters gave blood for the first of its kind analysis. ktvu learned today, the results indicate, the firefighters had extremely high levels of chemicals that result from burning plastics. those chemicals
francisco brought the police chief to the scene. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day friday, tech 15th -- february 15th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. cold enough to snow? >> yes, next tuesday. until then. >> all right it's nice. >> really nice. yeah. we've been having nice weather wednesday and thursday. today will be the best of all. because it looks like temperatures really starting off on the mild side is hardly any fog. i can't find any. sonoma county airport says a little bit. 60s and low to mid 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. this is a live look from highway 4. you can see traffic is busy but it's not stop and go. also this morning we are looking at the san mateo bridge. traffic looks good nearby. there is a crash on 880. let's go back to dave and pam. >>> the injury toll from the russian meteor strike is 725 people hurt. home videos of that meteor streaking across russia now all over the internet. it happened just about 1,000 miles east of moscow leaving a trail of smoke over a mountain region. about 270 b
address. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for waking up with us, this tuesday morning february 12th, i am pam cook. steve is here, are you concerned about fog this morning? >> no, not that much, there is still more than yesterday, and we have a component which will wipe out the fog and we have upper 60s for many, and some 50s closer to the coast. here is sal. >>> coming to the willow pass grade you can see the traffic is busy and it is looking good as you drive down to the mcarthur maze, let's go to the desk. >>> police are searching for a suspect where one person was killed and four others were wounded. tara moriarty is joining us from vallejo and tara, the police are still out there? >> yes, this is the second homicide of the year and the second in just a week. you can see behind me we have the street blocked off and we have lit up the evidence markers and there are dozens of shell casings and they are spending a good deal inside the garage where we believ five people were shot. it happened on humbolt street a
the safety improvements his mother would like to see. >>> it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete coverage starts rye now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us, it is tuesday february 12th, i am pam cook. >> let's check weather and traffic, i am ready steve, i am sitting down ready for your forecast. >> understanding up and i am ready too. coastal fog, bayside fog it will not do much but it will cool things down. it will still be nice but just a little cooler with 50s and mid-60s. >>> good morning, traffic is moving well as you drive to the bottom of the hill on sunole grade. a three car accident on i-80 shut one lane down and police are still looking at one of the drivers, it happened just before 2:00 a.m. just before a street. a nissan slammed into a guardrail. the driver of this car fled and skimmed the pileup over damaging the front of that vehicle. when it was over three people were taken to the hospital, one had critical injuries. it is 5:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> one person was killed in a shooting four others wer
to get here, we will have more on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this thursday morning, february 14th, i am pam cook. >> let's check weather, traffic, steve is right there, you have to give him a good valentine's day forecast. >> it will be a little tough this morning, for some it is clear and cold but by the coast upper 50s and lower 60s and watch out for some really thick fog. 50s to near 70s, here is sal. >>> westbound lafayette 24 looks good from walnut creek to oakland and also this morning we have a look at the san mateo bridge but we have some trouble on the east shore, we will have more on that in a few minutes. let's go back to the desk. >>> investigators say a dice game led to a deadly shooting in san leandro. it happened right on the campus of hillside elementary school. tara moriarty joins us with what she learned about this 19- year-old victim, tara? >> reporter: well we have seen several detectives arrive and initially when we arrived we were told they would not be much longer but perhaps
into a frightening overnight incident involving a stolen car. there was a chase, a car and even some gunfire. ktvu's tara moriarty has been on this since 4:30 this morning. she's back now with an exclusive photo of that suspect's car. >> reporter: the crash, it looks really bad. so it's a miracle nobody was hurt. this is a very busy intersection near the chronicle building and the bloomingdale's. the scene was cleared a couple of hours ago. you can see how messed up the road is. the suspect's car has two bullet holes in the window. police say the 26-year-old man stole a black town car from the soma district around 9:15 last night. plain clothes officers spotted him in the tenderloin district. he took off and led officer osen a seven-block chase. officials say he drove up on the sidewalk on eddy street in order to avoid spike partnerships and then san francisco's police chief -- strips and then san francisco's police chief describes what happened next -- >> the vehicle went up on the curb and aun of the officers, fearing for their safety, fired two shot as the vehicle. >> reporter: except for the c
. there are reports of hidden cash. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. a day just for pam cook. friday, it's the 15th of february i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. it's also very nice and sunny which is one of my favorite kind of days. >> it's a day for me too. >> it's a day for steve too. >> it is sunny and warm. we have very mild temperatures yesterday. warm for some. there is hardly any fog. if there is any it won't last long. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. nice and clear on highway 4 as well as you come up over the hill to concord not a bad drive at all. also the morning commute on the sunol grade is off to a good start. it's 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> topping our news this morning hundreds of people wer hurt by a giant meteor traveling 33,000 miles an hour. it crashed right into earth and left a crater 20 feet wide. home videos of the ten ton meteor streaking across russia are all over the internet. it happened about 1,000 miles east. look at those pictures. just incredible. this is 1,000 miles east of moscow leaving a trail of smoke
christopher dorner's remains are positively identified. in big bear, california, adam houseley, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a police officer from the east bay city of pittsburgh and a suspect are recovering from gunshot wounds tonight following a shootout. two police officers say they spotted the suspect 30-year-old troy of oak lee about 11:30 last night on east 12th street. they say he has several outstanding felony washts. the officer say he took off running then pull add gun and fired at the officers hitting one of them in the back. the officers returned fire striking him. he was taken toth hospital in stable condition and later arrested. the officer was wearing body armor. he was treat and had released. >>> happening now a protest is happening in palo alto outside the home of mark suker burg. the facebook founder is hosting a fundraiser for new jersey governor chris christy. about 50 protesters showed up. they say he defunded planned parenthood and closed clinics in his state. governor christy is keeping a low profile while here in the bay area. donors at tonight's fundraiser are paying up to
against the war. here's ktvu's george watson with a look back at the tet offensive and san francisco that same year. >> in 1968 it became painfully obvious that vietnam was not a war we were going to win. the whole affair seemed in couch cover up phrases like the odd of the fire. it was a war like no other yet like every other war. young men fighting, leading and dying. yet vietnam was vastly different in another respect. it came home every night on the 6:00 news. man's inhumanity to man. constant and up close and personal. cong led the tet offensive blitzing. >> the biggest fact is the states purposes of the general uprising a military victory or psychological victory have failed. >> reporter: two months later vietnam claimed america's highest office. lyndon johnson was going away. he had not won and would not win. >> i shall not seek and will not accept the nomination from my party for another term as president. >> reporter: just a fraction of the carnage that was yet to come. yet america's military leaders still insisted they were in control and that the war was going well. fannin
developments from big bear as they happen and you will find continuing coverage online at ktvu.com. a richmond police identified a man shot by -- thirty-year old -- young was armed when he shot several times by officers. this out this is responded to reports of shots fired better still looking into what led up to the shooting. young was upgraded from critical to stable and is expected to survive. no one else was hurt. >> police are investigating a shooting that killed one man and sent others to the hospital. dozens of gunshots rang out at a party last night at a garage. the police said they found 22-year-old officer garcia dead and another man critically injured. a third man and two women were wounded by drove themselves to the hospital. police say that appear the drug car drove up and opened fire. neighbors called 911 after hearing multiple gunshot. >> last night i'm sitting in my living room with my kid in your multiple shots so the only thing i could do is grab my kid and get him down because they did know where the bullets were flying. >> police say someone in the garage may have returned
. deborah villalon, ktvu news. >>> 32-year-old anthony jones is facing kidnapping with attempt to rape. >> reporter: this evening fbi and fairfield police scene investigators brought dozens of items out of the home believed to be that of a man accused of kill 13-year-old jannelle. in a brief media conference this evening the solano county district attorney announced charges against 32-year-old anthony lamar jones. police say they have evidence tieing him to janelle's death but they're not saying what. >> jones was identified as a suspect early on in this case. since that time he's been under 24 hour surveillance. >> reporter: police arrested jones at 7:00 this morning near a place where a surveillance camera snapped this picture of his alleged victim the day she was reported missing. the owner of a near by convenience store told us police asked for his surveillance video too. >> so they asked you for a week's worth of surveillance. >> week, from monday to friday. >> reporter: police made the same surveillance video request at the property where the suspect barber shop business is locat
for the flower industry. we will tell you how much people are expected to spend. ktvu "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's thursday, february 14th. >>> we begin with a homicide investigation that has shut down a san leandro school. the deadly shooting happened last night on the campus of hillside elementary. it appears to be tied to a dice game. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us with what she's learned about the shooting and the young victim. >> reporter: good morning. we've just learned that the elementary school will be closed today due to this homicide investigation. hillside elementary school is the name of the school here off of marcella street. we noticed crime scene technicians in the back of the school, in a grassy area, field- type-of thing, still collecting evidence. investigators say they found the victim's body in a grassy area. the gunfire erupted around 9:00 last night. friends of travion foster say he was playing a dice game for money at the school when someone shot him in the back. friends say he's
. >> this reward is not if, it's when. and i want dorner to know that. >> reporter: deborah villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the funeral for the river side police officer who police say was shot and killed is scheduled for this wednesday. michael crane leaves behind his wife, a 10-year-old son and 4- year-old daughter. river side police say crane and his daughter were ambushed by dorner on thursday. crane's partner was also hit by gunfire but is expected to survive. >>> santa clara county authorities are investigating a fatal shooting today as a possible botched murder suicide. deputies responded to a 911 call in an incorporated area of san jose. they found a man who had been fatally shot outside. another man then showed up to the hospital with a gunshot wound. >> we are not sure if this is an attempted homicide with a suicide or any other crimes that may be involved. we hope to have more details later in the evening or early tomorrow. >> officers say the killing appeared to be an isolated i -- incident. >>> san francisco police received reports of gunfire around 2:00 this morning near hayes and
. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is 5:02. one of california's largest policeman hunts ever is still going on this morning. they are searching for former l.a. police officer christopher dorner. he is accused of killing a police officer. this man hunt covers the entire state and from nevada to mexico. investigators think dorner may be hiding in the snowy mountains of big bear. ktvu tara moriarty is live in our newsroom right now. tara, you are tracking this trail. what do you know now? >> reporter: authorities say the rugged terrain in big bear and over night snow could provide dorner with cover. 125 officers are scouring the area for the man that is considered armed and dangerous. schools in big bear were on lock down and area ski resorts closed. l.a. police chief says all classes should resume this morning and businesses should open. sheriffs deputies and local police in big bear have been going door to door warning of the 33-year-old. they are also conducting aerial searches and using canine units to try to track him. his burned out pickup tr
inside. john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> we mentioned the suspect's south bay ties. matt is live now with the suspect's criminal past and reaction from neighbors, matt keller. >> reporter: documents show that matthew lanai faced weapons charges before and lived in san jose. this charge of attempted use of weapon of mass destruction is not matthew laneza's first encounter with authorities. he was arrested in his rv outside of his father's home in san jose. his family asked for a mental health check and police found an assault rifle with ammunition he brought with him from arizona. laneza had an unusual interest in weapons. several military magazines and had mental health issues. he was sentenced to six years in jail but served little more than six months. people in that neighborhood were surprised by the news. >> shocking, to say the least. >> very, very, next door. yeah very surprised. very surprised. >> reporter: the fbi says in several meetings in january of this year, laneza came up an orchestrated a plan in the hayward storage unit to be detonated in oakland. the fbi says laneza'
. the pope is stepping down. ktvu's tara moriarty joins you live from san francisco with more. >> reporter: some parishioners are wondering why the pope just didn't stay in office until he died. we're here at st. mary's cathedral. it's across the street from the san francisco archdiocese where mass began about 15 minutes ago. for years there have been reports of the pope's ailing health. but one of the biggest clues may have come prior to his election in 2005. pope benedict xvi hoped to retire and write books. he's he's a highly regarded scholar in theology. he submitted his resignation three times. despite statements that he didn't have the mental and physical strength to go on, one parishioner said it was bad timing. >> i would have resigned after -- let's say after easter. this is the most highly, highly -- holy, holiday of the catholic church. >> reporter: the 85-year-old's last day of pope will be february 28th the last time a pope resigned was nearly 600 years ago, in 1415, when pope gregory stepped down in order to an end a civil war within the church. pope benedict xvi was born in
the observation deck here will be open later today. reporting live in oakland lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are investigating a frightening incident involving a stolen car. it resulted in a chase, a crash, and gunfire. tara moriarty tells us that chase ended with a multicar crash at a busy downtown intersection. >> we are right in front of fifth and mission. it's in front of the san francisco chronicle building. the scene has been cleared. it was a definite mess. there is still oil and tire marks all over the road. plain clothes officers spotted the car in the tenderloin district and tried to pull the driver over but the suspect took off and the chase was on. he drove up on the sidewalk and raced down fifth street eventually slamming into a cab and involving three other cars in the accident. san francisco police chief described the gunfire that erupted moments before the crash. >> when the vehicle went up on the curb, one of the officers fearing for their safety fired two shots at the vehicle. >> reporter: now police are investigating whether the driver was injured
this a suicide but don't think foul play was involved at this point. ktvu janine de la vega is down there speaking with police on the scene right now. she'll have more information coming up at 6:30. >>> time is now 6:01. we are also following that continuing policeman hunt for for a former los angeles police officer who is wanted for three revenge killings. the suspect christopher jordan dorner is accused of killing a couple in irvine and a riverside county police officer. this is covering southern california, parts of nevada, arizona, and mexico. tara moriarty is in our newsroom right now. you're all over this. do you know where investigators think he may be hiding out? >> reporter: right now they are in the big bear area. authorities say that rugged terrain and over night snow could provide dorner with cover. it could also help officers as they look for tracks in the snow. l.a. police chief said last night schools and businesses that were closed or in lock down would reopen this morning but according to the school district website that is not the case. schools are still shut down
francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is 5:02. over night news a crash in concord leaves one man with life threatening injuries. police say he was walking across clayton road at about 6:15 last night. investigators say the 52-year- old man was not in the crosswalk at the time. he was rushed to john mere medical center. they do know who hurt anymore >>> copper thees are are causing major trough. he's in river mother right few. >> reporter: copper thieves may be making your commute even worse and that is because they are going after the valuable copper wire that is in street lights and freeway signs and yes even in those freeway metering lights. like where we are this morning. this is isabel avenue and 580 in livermore right now. cal tran essentially saying they have seen 59 metering lights vandalized around the bay area in just the past year. and crews have only been able to fix 18 of them so far. problem is it costs about $35,000 to repair those meters and cal tran essentially just says they are having trouble keeping up. and in the meantime that is leading to more backup
indicated he does not fear death. reporting live from the news room, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and back now to live pictures from big bear, the area there you can see that the cabin there is still on fire. authorities believe that the person inside that cabin is christopher dorner. what we don't know is whether he was able to escape from that cabin before it was engulfed in flames. authorities do have the area surrounded, but the sun is going down. that is going to make things more difficult. fortunately authorities do have night vision goggles which will allow them to see somewhat in the area. a lot of things going on. a lot of big questions that still haven't been answered. chief among them, where is christopher dorner. >> the l.a. police commander said that the goal here is very clear, he said that lapd or in this case san bernadino county sheriffs want to take him into custody with no one else getting hurt. in fact when one of the reporters there asked commander andrew smith what would you say to christopher dorner if he was listening to you right now he said enough is
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